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Mohammed al-Roken

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 274580, tabled on 8 July 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his Emirati counterpart on the political prisoner Mohammed al-Roken.

Answered on

11 July 2019

‚Äč The UK has a strong history of protecting human rights and promoting our values globally. The depth and breadth of our relationship with the United Arab Emirates means we can express concerns on a range of issues in a frank and open way at all levels, and regularly raise human rights issues. We have not made specific representations about Mr al-Roken.

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